Trillium - Yellow
Ease to Grow: Easy.
Native Range: Wet woodlands of Eastern North America.
Zones: 3-8 (2-9).
Yellow Trillium, Trillium luteum, is a charming perennial woodland wildflower, frequently found in the high upper areas surrounding bogs. It often forms large dense spreading colonies. The flowers are scented, upright and lemon yellow with three pointed petals and inner yellow stamens. The large stalkless triple leaves often have grey-green marbling on the surface. It is Deer Resistant, and prefers growing in consistently wet, loose rich soils, appreciating shade. It flowers in the Spring and dies back by mid Summer. One of the easiest and largest of all the Trilliums. It is shade tolerant. Best in groups.
Plants are at or near flowering size. They are shipped potted during the growing season, and shipped as a dormant rhizome during it's dormant season. Photographs are representative of species, and not the specific plant shipped.
Height: 6" - 16+".
Plant Type: Perennial, cold temperate.
Soil: Humus, Lady's Slipper Mix.
Soil pH: 6.0-7.5.
Light: Filtered Sun to Partial Shade.
Use: Early Spring Ephemeral and Fall color on bog garden edge or woodland garden.